NAUGATUCK – Mark E. Bowman, 52, beloved husband of Shawne (McGrath) Bowman, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, at Saint Mary’s Hospital.

He was born in Milford Dec. 29, 1966, son of Eugene Bowman of Naugatuck and Carol Cesarek of Florida. Mark was a resident of Naugatuck for more than 20 years, and was currently working at Atlantic Ventilating and Equipment in Cromwell. He had also worked for many years at Post University. He was a mechanic and builder and had owned his own contracting company for several years.

Mark was a drag racing and antique car enthusiast, loved racing his 1969 Chevy Chevelle at Lebanon Valley Dragway in New York, and was currently restoring his 1967 Chevy pickup.

Besides his wife, Shawne, he leaves his children, Justin and Lindsey Bowman of Naugatuck; his brother, Eugene Bowman of Ansonia; his in-laws, Richard and Theresa Hemenway of Oxford; and his beloved dog, Gigi.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be noon Wednesday at St. Vincent Ferrer Church, 1006 New Haven Road, Naugatuck. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St., Naugatuck.

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